New Zealand importers must operate an Approved Transitional Facility to receive, inspect and unpack imported sea containers. All Transitional Facilities must have trained and certified personnel who manage or undertake the different aspects of biosecurity.
There have been some recent changes to training requirements that you might not be aware of. These include changes to the frequency of training and a more in-depth course for Transitional Facility Operators. Implementing these changes have required all Training Providers to change registration, training and certification processes. Please keep an eye out for our training emails and updates, and if you have any questions please email or call 0800 021 169
MPI requires all facilities importing sea containers to have one or more Accredited Persons available. AP’s are responsible for inspecting containers, supervising their unpacking, and containing any biosecurity threats found.
IVS provides the necessary training, or refresher training, for your staff to gain or maintain their accreditation in a convenient half day course.
MPI require all Operators of Transitional Facilities to complete specific training. This full day operators course focuses on:
This course is designed for all other staff who assist the Accredited Person to unpack imported containers that have come into NZ by sea or air. On the completion of this course, participants will:
This course is offered online, making it fast, easy and convenient.